17, Palace Street - Conquest House - interior (page 2, Ground Floor)
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The Ground Floor front room - this was originally the front courtyard and was built on in the 17th century. It has an original coat of arms of, apparently, 1625, put there in honour of Charles I's ascension to the throne, and marriage to Henrietta of France in St. Augustine's Abbey on 13th June 1625.
Detail of 'pineapple' carving - apparently 17th century - on the doorway moulding leading down to the undercroft. Internal window


Coat of arms of Charles I and Henrietta (17th century) above fireplace Detail of same coat of arms

 

Detail of carvings on the fireplace (left)



Detail of equivalent carving on the fireplace (right)

 

Details of carving on door to the
outside entrance hall

 

Details of carving on door to the outside entrance hall

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